Oct 22, 2021  
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum 
    
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OTA 120 - Developmental Disabilities 1

Credits: 3
Students study the conditions that impede normal growth and development with special emphasis on cerebral palsy, mental retardation, ADHD/ADD, autism spectrum disorder, childhood genetic disorders, and learning disabilities. Explores developmentally appropriate occupational therapy treatment methods with opportunity for experiential learning of patient handling techniques. Emphasis is placed on the role of the OTA in different pediatric settings and the influence of legislation changes and laws that have influenced OT practice.

Prerequisite: OTA 102  and OTA 103 ; concurrent enrollment in OTA 121 ; and instructor’s permission.



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